Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Emma Ann Cressman

Female 1865 - 1939  (74 years)


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  • Name Emma Ann Cressman 
    Born 20 Feb 1865  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Name Emma Ann Heller 
    Residence 1887  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1887  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number 00028-2160 
    Died 3 May 1939  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I71  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2020 

    Father Jacob Cressman,   b. 21 May 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1877, Near, New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Susannah Snyder,   b. 1 Feb 1826, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1873  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 27 Apr 1847  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    Family ID F21  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alexander Heller,   b. 5 Mar 1865, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1892, Elmwood, Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 26 Oct 1887  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Children 
     1. Leroy "Roy" Heller,   b. 8 Jun 1890, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1910  (Age 19 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F27  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Emma Ann Cressman, "was born February 20th, 1865. On October 26th, 1887, she was married to Alexander Heller who was born March 5th, 1865. They resided in Elmwood, Ontario, where he had leased the roller flour mills. On the morning of May 10th, 1892, the boiler of the mills exploded, killing him instantly. They had one son named Leroy. Since Mr. Heller's death the widow resides with her sister in Hanover, Ontario."


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 496.

    2. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 3 Page 21.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Alexander Heller Born: Canada Age: 23 Father: George Heller Mother: Augusta Heller Born: abt 1864 Spouse: Emma A Cressman Age: 22 born: Canada Father: Jacob Cressman Mother: Susannah Cressman married 26 Oct 1887 married: Waterloo, Berlin

    4. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 3 Nov 1887.
      26 Oct 1887 Emma Cressmann of New Dundee and Alexander Heller of St. Jacobs were married by Preacher J.B. Baumann, Berlin.

    5. [S118] News - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo - Waterloo Chronicle, Obituary of Mrs. Emma Ann Heller - May 5 1939 pg.

    6. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Roseville - Roseville Mennonite [formerly Detweiler Mennonite] CC#4493 Internet Link.
      [North] Alex Heller/ born Mar. 5, 1865/ died May 10, 1892/ in his 27th yr./ Roy Cressman/ Heller/ born June 8, 1890/ died Jan. 3, 1910/ in his 10th yr./
      [West] Emma Cressman/ wife of/ Alex Heller/ born Feb. 20, 1865/ died May 3, 1939/ Heller/

    7. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 494.

    8. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 296.

    9. [S12] Vit - ON, Gore - Gore District Marriage Register - Waterloo Entries, Rev. Alex'r Richie, Presbyterian Minister, Dumfries pg 78.
      Jacob Crenman, to Susannah Snyder. 1 Apr 1847, by banns, Rev. Richie, Wit. Samuel Snyder and Abraham Crenman.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Feb 1865 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1887 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1887 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Oct 1887 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 May 1939 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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